category: ethnicity and national identity

Adapting Poe: Re-Imaginings in Popular Culture [October 15,2010]

full name / name of organization: 
Carl Sederholm and Dennis Perry
contact email: 
csederholm@gmail.com or dperry@byu.edu

We invite contributors to submit proposals for a volume of essays on the wide range of media in which Poe texts have been adapted: feature films, television, radio, and stage dramas, music, comics and

Trading Places: The Changing Climate of English Studies (November 27, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Dept of English Language and Literature, Ewha Womans University
contact email: 
hshin@ewha.ac.kr

Trading Places: The Changing Climate of English Studies
International Conference’

Sponsored by Ewha BK, National Taiwan University,& Tsukuba University

November 27, 2010

Call for book reviewers

full name / name of organization: 
Studies in the Novel
contact email: 
studiesinthenovel@unt.edu

Studies in the Novel (www.engl.unt.edu/sitn/) is a quarterly journal that features criticism of the novel in all periods.

Precious and Push-- Black Camera (IUPress)

full name / name of organization: 
Black Camera Journal
contact email: 
PRECIOUSJOURNALISSUE@GMAIL.COM

Black Camera invites submissions for a special issue or section of a future issue devoted to a critical assessment of the Film Precious and the Novel Push by Sapphire (upon which Precious is based) to

CFP: "Contemporary Fiction from the Middle East" (Due September 30, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Sally Gomaa/NeMLA
contact email: 
sally.gomaa@salve.edu

42nd Annual Convention, Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA)
April 7-10, 2011
New Brunswick, NJ – Hyatt New Brunswick
Host Institution: Rutgers University

[UPDATE] Literature and the Sacred (EXTENDED deadline for abstracts: July 23rd; conference: October 14–16th, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Literature and Belief, a semiannual publication of the Center for the Studies of Christian Values in Literature, Brigham Young University
contact email: 
daniel_muhlestein@byu.edu or jesse_crisler@byu.edu

The conference will include sessions on Literature, the Sacred, and Texts; Literature, the Sacred, and the Environment; and Literature, the Sacred, and Philosophy.

Poster Presentations: SAMLA 2010

full name / name of organization: 
SAMLA
contact email: 
dparker@gardner-webb.edu

In addition to traditional paper sessions and roundtables, through the poster presentation session, SAMLA welcomes visual presentations as well.

Call for papers - information history

full name / name of organization: 
Dr Toni Weller
contact email: 
tweller@dmu.ac.uk

The international, peer reviewed journal, Library & Information History is seeking submissions for a special issue on Information History.

Subjectivity in Performance: Issues of Identity in Post-Independence Indian Drama

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Vellikkeel Raghavan
contact email: 
vellikkeelraghavan@gmail.com

Call for Papers

[UPDATE]Memory of Borders, Borders of Memory: Life Writing at a Distance: NeMLA, April 7-10, 2011; submissions due Sept 30, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association 2011 conference, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
contact email: 
profgood@hotmail.com

Journal of Men, Masculinities and Spirituality

full name / name of organization: 
Journal of Men, Masculinities and Spirituality
contact email: 
joseph@gelfer.net

Journal of Men, Masculinities and Spirituality (JMMS) is an online, scholarly, peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal. JMMS is published twice a year with provision for other special editions.

CFP - "Faulkner Studies and The Diary of Francis Terry Leak: A Reconsideration" Atlanta Feb 17-19, 2011. (Due September 1, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Charlie Wesley
contact email: 
cwesley1@binghamton.edu

[SASA 2010 Conference] Atlanta, Georgia, February 17-February 19, 2011. (Due September 1, 2010)

CFP - Panel title: “Faulkner Studies and The Diary of Francis Terry Leak: A Reconsideration.”

[UPDATE] In/animate: The Thing (Babel Conference, Austin, TX Nov 4-6) CFP extended to July 1

full name / name of organization: 
MEARCSTAPA / Babel Working Group
contact email: 
medieval.thing.cfp@gmail.com

MEARCSTAPA (Monsters: the Experimental Association for the Research of Cryptozoology through Scholarly Theory And Practical Application) invites paper proposals for a panel inspired by the by the arti

[UPDATE] The Emergence of the Posthuman Subject

full name / name of organization: 
University of Surrey
contact email: 
rjer2@cam.ac.uk

The Emergence of the Posthuman Subject

An Interdisciplinary Conference at the University of Surrey, 2-3 July 2010

** Just added to the RMMLA 2010 Convention** CFP: RMMLA African American Literature

full name / name of organization: 
Judy Strathearn/RMMLA
contact email: 
jstrathearn@gmail.com

Recently added to the 2010 RMMLA convention in Albuquerque, NM, I am seeking proposals that examine all areas of African American literature from the nineteenth century to the present.

[UPDATE] Women Writers and Psychoanalysis Panel at the NEMLA

full name / name of organization: 
Northeast Modern Language Association
contact email: 
KristinaMarieDarling@yahoo.com

I'm seeking paper submissions for a panel at the Northeast Modern Language Association Conference. The focus will be on American women writers’ responses to Freud.

[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
Media Fields Journal
contact email: 
submissions@mediafieldsjournal.org

Inaugural Issue: Video Stores
Call for Papers / Projects:

Please submit by August 15, 2010

This special issue pays overdue attention to the space of the video store as a site of inquiry for media and cultural studies.

We seek a wide range of works (medium–length essays of 1500–2500 words, digital art projects, audio/video interviews) that explore the significance of video stores — how they have (or have not) figured in film and media cultures, histories, and theories. In short this issue of Media Fields seeks contributions that write the video store into film and media studies.

Popular Culture and Activism (MAPACA Conference, Alexandria, VA 10/28/10-10/30/10) Abstract Deadline June 30th

full name / name of organization: 
Mid Atlantic Popular and American Culture Associations
contact email: 
chloe.avril@eng.gu.se

Popular Culture and Activism welcomes papers or presentations that

Bridging the Gaps, Minding the Context: New perspectives for Young Researchers (17-18 March 2011)

full name / name of organization: 
Universidade de Vigo (Spain)
contact email: 
bridging-the-gaps@uvigo.es

Bridging the Gaps, Minding the Context is a conference hosted by and designed for PhD and Postgraduate students.

CFP: Evil Children in Film and Literature

full name / name of organization: 
LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory
contact email: 
litjourn@yahoo.com

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Call for Papers:
Evil Children in Film and Literature _________________________________________

Zunzún: The Online Journal of Latin American, Latino/a and Luso-Hispanic Arts and Letters, July 30, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Mirtha Quintanales, PhD, Yvette Louis, PhD/New Jersey City University
contact email: 
mquintanales@earthlink.net, YLouis@njcu.edu

Essays, fiction, poetry, photographs and other works of art are welcome for “Zunzún: The Online Journal of Latin American, Latino/a and Luso-Hispanic Arts and Letters,”

“Hogar Dulce Hogar: Ideologies Of Home And The Latin American/Latino/a Experience” 7/30/2010

full name / name of organization: 
Mirtha Quintanales, PhD, Yvette Louis, PhD/New Jersey City University
contact email: 
YLouis@njcu.edu, mquintanales@earthlink.net

Critical essays are sought for a collection titled, “Hogar Dulce Hogar: Ideologies Of Home and The Latin American/Latino/a Experience.”

[UPDATE] UBC 39th Annual Medieval Studies Workshop 14-16 October 2010

full name / name of organization: 
UBC Committee for Medieval Studies
contact email: 
daniela.boccassini@ubc.ca

Quest and Conquest:
Spiritual Symbols and Myths in the Indo-Mediterranean and European Worlds

[Please note that the deadline for submission of proposals has been extended.]

Caryl Phillips: Voicing the Diaspora [Update]

full name / name of organization: 
Renee Schatteman/ SAMLA
contact email: 
schatteman@gsu.edu

Accepting any topic related to Phillips' writings--fictional and/or non-fictional--for a panel at the 2010 SAMLA conference in Atlanta from Nov. 5-7. Submissions accepted until June 25th.

Illustrating War: The Aesthetics and Ethics of Representation

full name / name of organization: 
International symposium to be held at Brigham Young University.
contact email: 
IllustratingWar@gmail.com

“I want you,” the pointing Uncle Sam poster famously proclaims, calling all American soldiers and citizens to service.

African American Contributions to Service Learning and Community Literacy

full name / name of organization: 
Reflections: A Journal of Writing, Community Literacy, and Service-Learning
contact email: 
dfg126@psu.edu

The Community Classroom: Literacy Training in the Black Public Sphere will focus on literacy practices and institutions in Black American communities.

NEICN Scots/Irish Studies conference

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Sunderland
contact email: 
alison.younger@sunderland.ac.uk

Call for Papers

Kilt by kelt shell kithagain with kinagain" : Ireland and Scotland

An international conference held at the University of Sunderland

November 12th to 14th, 2010

[UPDATE] Eudora Welty Review. Deadline for Vol. 3 (2011): Aug. 1, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Eudora Welty Review (published by Dept. of English, Georgia State University)
contact email: 
ewn@langate.gsu.edu

The Eudora Welty Review, formerly the Eudora Welty Newsletter, is an annual journal published each spring that encourages research and scholarship on Welty and wider reading and teaching of her work.

[UPDATE] Common Threads: A Crazy Quilt of Literary Inquiry

full name / name of organization: 
Middle Tennessee State University English Graduate Student Organization
contact email: 
submissions@mtsuegso.org

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JULY 1ST!

MTSU EGSO CONFERENCE CALL FOR PAPERS

[UPDATE] CFP: J. D. Salinger’s Literary Legacy (July 1, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory
contact email: 
litjourn@yahoo.com

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Call for Papers
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DEFINING THE NEW: EXPERIMENTS AND INNOVATIONS IN ENGLISH STUDIES, Oct. 22-23, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Ohio University Department of English / Quarter After Eight Literary Journal
contact email: 
klnuernberger@yahoo.com

DEFINING THE NEW: EXPERIMENTS AND INNOVATIONS IN ENGLISH STUDIES
A Conference sponsored by the Ohio University English Department and Quarter After Eight

Eudora Welty Review (annual). Deadline for Vol. 3 (2011): Aug. 1, 2010

full name / name of organization: 
Eudora Welty Review (published by Dept. of English, Georgia State University)
contact email: 
ewn@langate.gsu.edu

The Eudora Welty Review, formerly the Eudora Welty Newsletter, is an annual journal published each spring that encourages research

The Life and Work of Peter Whitehead – Spring 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Framework
contact email: 
greenly@earthlink.net

The Life and Work of Peter Whitehead
for a special double issue of Framework
to be published Spring 2011

[UPDATE] Reminder: Special Issue of MELUS: The Future of Jewish American Literary Studies (June 30, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
Lori Harrison-Kahan
contact email: 
harrislo@bc.edu

Addressing questions raised by the 2009 MLA roundtable “Does the English Department Have a Jewish Problem?,” this special issue of MELUS will survey the current state of Jewish American literary s

UPDATE: TRAFFIC (Proposal Deadline June 30, 2010)

full name / name of organization: 
ESC: English Studies in Canada
contact email: 
cecily.devereux@ualberta.ca, dms7@ualberta.ca

ESC: English Studies in Canada invites proposals for a Special Issue on "Traffic," guest edited by Cecily Devereux and Mark Simpson, University of Alberta.

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